Medford, NY, US
45 days ago
Community Habilitation Specialist
Welcome page Welcome page Returning Candidate? Log back in! Community Habilitation Specialist Job Locations US-NY-Medford Category Direct Care Job ID 2021-8879 Type Full-Time (Eligible for Benefits) Shift Monday-Friday 7am-3pm Authorized Hours Per Week 40.00 Can accommodate a non-driver? No Overview

The primary role of the Community Habilitation Specialist is to work alongside the people we support in order to help them to achieve their Personal Outcomes. This includes working with individuals with special needs to develop daily living, professional and decision making skills while also supporting their health and safety.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

Responsibilities Provides direct services that support the participant(s) in a least restrictive manner.Teach, assist, and motivate the participant(s) in identifying activities that reflect the participant(s) wishes based on the participants objectives and valued outcomes identified in the Individual Service Plan (ISP) and assist them with developing more independence in those areas.Responsible for ensuring the supervision of participant(s) based on individuals abilities including areas of self-care, independent living, community integration, etc.Completing documentation of services provided in accordance with regulations, policies, practices and procedures.Respond appropriately to crisis/emergency situations in order to ensure and secure the safety and well-being of participant(s).  Qualifications Minimum of 1 year working with individuals diagnosed with developmental and/or intellectual disabilitiesValid NYS Driver’s License and meets the qualifications to be a driver for the agencyHigh School Diploma/GED or equivalent

 

 

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